FRAND/SEPs

Latest content

Opus audio codec pool announces call for patents ahead of launch

Dolby and Fraunhofer are founding licensors for the programme, which will be run by Vectis IP and covers technology instrumental in videoconferencing and live audio

15 September 2022

New report reveals pandemic’s significant impact on patent filing and abandonment

Though some chief IP officers applaud their firm’s innovation amid adversity, exclusive data analysis in the IAM Q3 2022 Special Report shows a downward trend in US applications

13 September 2022

Our world class patents will deliver strong royalties, but expect bumps along the way, says Nokia IP head

In an NYSE presentation, Jenni Lukander reveals the company’s licensing income in new areas such as automotive and consumer electronics has leapt to €100 million

13 September 2022

Nokia wins new patent injunction as Dutch Oppo suit backfires

A Dutch sales ban follows a series of German victories for the Finnish company

09 September 2022

Intentional connection, innovation incentives key to growing monetisable patent portfolio

Dolby Laboratories’ director of IP strategy and operations provides best practices for building valuable patent and trademark portfolios against a backdrop of global crises

08 September 2022

USPTO director seeks to drive US patent standards participation

Kathi Vidal says the agency is working with NIST and the Biden administration to build strategies that will lead to greater involvement

07 September 2022

Nokia/Oppo dispute to provide interesting test of new German injunction rules

The Chinese handset maker is seeking to shut down the Finnish company’s base stations

05 September 2022

Huawei outspends rival telecoms innovators on R&D

Although the Chinese giant is currently number one, doubts have been raised as to whether its current levels of investment are sustainable

26 August 2022

SEP holders will not change their licensing models, ETSI legal director predicts

As connectivity becomes more prevalent across a wider range of industries, patent owners will stick to end user principles, says Christian Loyau

25 August 2022

Hyundai and Kia take Avanci licences ahead of September price hike

The two companies, along with Genesis, are the first big Asian auto brands to sign up to the platform’s 2G-4G offering and do so a week before the cost increases from $15 to $20 per vehicle

25 August 2022

Unlock unlimited access to all IAM content